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In this paper we present a longitudinal, naturalistic study of email behavior (n=47) and describe our efforts at isolating re-finding behavior in the logs through various qualitative and quantitative analyses. The presented work underlines the methodological challenges faced with this kind of research, but demonstrates that it is possible to isolate(More)
Re-finding information that has been seen or accessed before is a task which can be relatively straightforward , but often it can be extremely challenging, time-consuming and frustrating. Little is known, however, about what makes one re-finding task harder or easier than another. We performed a user study to learn about the contextual factors that(More)
The queries submitted by users to search engines often poorly describe their information needs and represent a potential bottleneck in the system. In this paper we investigate to what extent it is possible to aid users in learning how to formulate better queries by providing examples of high-quality queries interactively during a number of search sessions.(More)
Poor health due to a lack of understanding of nutrition is a major problem in the modern world, one which could potentially be addressed via the use of recommender systems. In this demo we present a system to generate meal plans for users which they will not only like, based on their taste preferences, but will also conform to daily nutritional guidelines.(More)
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how different aspects of an assessor's context, in particular their knowledge of a search topic, their interest in the search topic and their confidence in assessing relevance for a topic, affect the relevance judgements made and the assessor's ability to predict which documents they will assess as being(More)